Sr Zerto Administrator Disaster Recovery


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 Sr Administrator Disaster Recovery

Location:  Dallas, TX

Duration: Contract to hire

Compensation: $65.00 – $70.00 hourly

Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC
Holders or Authorized to Work in the US

Job Description:

Administrator Disaster Recovery


  • The Senior
    Disaster Recovery Administrator is responsible for the end-to-end management
    and support of technology that enables Disaster Recovery capabilities by
    ensuring the environment(s) are patched, right sized and available for the
  • In this role,
    the Senior Disaster Recovery Administrator will partner with peer
    administrative teams to manage the automation and orchestration scripts that
    ensure we maintain the defined recovery point objectives (RPO).
  • This role is
    primarily focused on the delivery of essential disaster recovery services
    utilizing the VM Ware platforms with a Zerto replication strategy.
  • Stay current on
    supported technologies through various training opportunities
  • Identify
    opportunities to enhance processes, procedures and policies relating to
    administrative function Participate in on call rotation
  • Provide
    accurate and timely updates to work
  • Improve the
    service offered to our business partners
  • Proactively
    work on continuous improvement by identifying cost reductions and productivity
  • Create measures
    for successful execution, including policies, processes, procedures, and
    controls  Implement, enforce, and improve
    policies, processes, procedures, and controls
  • Maintain system
    landscape documentation
  • Ensure
    effective administration of, and compliance with, all internal processes,
    procedures, and controls Communicate effectively up and down the organizational
  • Implement
    continuous improvement measures and initiatives
  • Monitor and
    work on issues
  • Research,
    evaluate and recommend applications
  • Monitors,
    troubleshoots, and maintains systems / hardware / software and uses remote
    monitoring tools
  • Monitors usage
    of shared resources, and works with appropriate engineers to resolve issues
    related to malfunctions
  • Coach others
  • Analyze project
    requirements and accordingly provide technical and functional recommendations  
  • Maintain and enhance enterprise storage and
    backup environments that are on-premises and in the cloud by identifying
    technology / process improvements
  • Diagnose,
    troubleshoot, and resolve storage and backup related incidents either hardware
    or software related
  • Maintain
    knowledge of vendor technology and solutions
  • Professional
    level understanding of a wide variety of systems and how they interact as to
    provide a complete service to the customers that meet business requirements
  • Provide support
    of enterprise backup solutions, disaster recovery and high availability
  • Develop
    reporting of storage utilization, capacity, and trending
  • Track backup
    job success / failure with a goal to minimize failures
  • Maintain and
    enhance related computing environments and platforms such as cloud and on
    premise virtual and physical server hardware, operating systems, applications
    software, and all configurations 
  • Demonstrate professional level experience in
    diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve: hardware, software or other problems, and
    correct when necessary
  • Monitor the
    performance of computer systems and hardware
  • Coordinate and
    implement appropriate security measures to protect data, software, and hardware
  • Lifecycle and Asset management when


Skillset / Experience:



  • Bachelor’s or
    technical degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’
    experience in Infrastructure administration as it relates to the hardware and
    software components that align to technologies supported
  • Excellent
    verbal / written communication skills
  • Expertise to
    analyze and solve problems, think outside of the box, and grasp technical
  • Strong ability
    to combine information or data to find relationships among seemingly unrelated
    events  Self-starter / motivated
  • Delivers
  • Changed agent
  • Strong
    attention to detail
  • Ability to
    diagnose when a system or environment has a problem, issue or fault and resolve
  • Ability to
    create, read, analyze, and interpret technical diagrams and written procedures
  • Strong team
    player who can work across multiple functions
  • Familiarity
    with ITIL concepts Preferred Qualifications
  • VM Ware
  • Zerto
  • Ability to
    develop automation scripts


Skills and Technologies


  • Strong
    understanding of Ransomware recovery and architecture of Isolated Recovery
    Environments Subject matter expertise in IT Disaster Recovery with a minimum of
    3 years of Disaster Recovery experience
  • 5+ years of
    experience in an Information Technology discipline
  • 3+ years of
    experience with developing / testing recovering strategies for cloud (IaaS /
    SaaS) based applications
  • Strong
    knowledge of recovery tools such as SRM and Zerto
  • 5+ years of
    experience with Wintel technology · Experience with management, configuration
    and patching of AIX, MS Windows, Linux operating systems
  • 3 + years of
    experience with automation and orchestration tools for recovering applications
    at alternate locations
  • Experience in
    developing scripts that enable automation and minimize the manual effort in
    recovering applications · Experience developing business impact analysis
  • Strategic mindset
    to lead recovery strategy planning efforts
  • Demonstrated
    ability to coordinate complex integrated disaster recovery exercises
  • Thorough
    knowledge of data management in order to assist in the preparation of recovery
    procedures  Strong ability in building
    effective relationships with clients and colleagues Physical Demands
  • Physical
    demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include
    sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and
    monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical
    demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of
    time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require
    occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs


Our benefits package includes:

Comprehensive medical benefits

Competitive pay, 401(k)

Retirement plan

and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions:

As a leading information technology partner, we connect top IT talent
with our clients to provide innovative business solutions through our IT
Staffing, Professional Services, and Infrastructure Solutions divisions. We
understand and value the unique needs of highly-skilled information technology
professionals in the industry and always strive to stay above the curve. Our
company was founded on the following core values: Be the Best, Understand the
Urgency, Never Ever Give Up, Have the Courage to Excel, and Make a
Contribution. We take pride in our business model and strive to create a
positive workplace environment through an exemplary culture.

INSPYR Solutions provides
Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR
complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.